Post route map of the State of New York: and parts of Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, showing also the adjacent portions of the Dominion of Canada

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Title
Post route map of the State of New York: and parts of Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, showing also the adjacent portions of the Dominion of Canada
Names
United States, Post Office Department (Publisher)
Nicholson, W. L (Cartographer)
Randall, Alexander Williams, 1819-1872 (Associated name)
McLellan, George William, 1804 or 1805-1877 (Associated name)
Goepel, Paul, 1844-1913 (Draftsman)
McClelland, D (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1875 (Questionable)
Place: Washington
Publisher: Post Office Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5777
Topics
Postal service -- New York (State)
Transportation -- New York (State)
Railroads -- New York (State)
Postal service -- Northeastern States
Post roads -- New York (State)
Post roads -- Northeastern States
New York (State)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: designed and constructed under the orders of Postmaster General Alex. W. Randall and Second Asst. Postmaster General Geo. Wm. McLellan, by W.L. Nicholson, topographer of P.O. Dept., 1868.
Content: Shows post offices, routes, distances, canals, and railroads.
Statement of responsibility: In lower margin: drawn by Paul Goepel; engraved by D. McClelland.
Content: Prime meridian: Washington, D.C.
Date: "The service on this diagram brought up to date of Feb. 1, 1875."
Content: At head of title: [seal of Post Office Department, United States of America].
Content: Insets: Postal service of Long Island with the principal mail connections of the city of New York, Scale [1:380,160] -- [Parts of the provinces of Québec and Ontario bordering New York and Vermont].
Content: Includes tables: General statistics -- Distances.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 4 sheets : hand colored ; 134 x 152 cm, sheets 75 x 85 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 927633136
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645604
Other local Identifier: US145.2.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d3bbe9c0-8004-0133-7648-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1875: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the State of New York" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1875. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f2b26c60-8004-0133-fb07-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the State of New York" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f2b26c60-8004-0133-fb07-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1875). Post route map of the State of New York Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f2b26c60-8004-0133-fb07-00505686a51c

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Post route map of the State of New York